Sometimes getting lost is an excellent way to truly discover a new place. That being said, it certainly helps to acquaint yourself with some basic facts about your destination before you head off. Read on for a few Monterrey tips and tricks.
Monterrey is 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the east of Saltillo, a well-known city.
This area of Nuevo Leon contains roughly 1,100,000 people.
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After a taste of the good life on your escape? Book a plush room with all the fancy extras at the Live Aqua Urban Resort Monterrey (Av. Lazaro Cardenas 2424-A). Traveling on a budget? Don't worry, you won't be left out in the cold. The Soy Foraneo (Av. Francisco I. Madero #431) will keep both you and your wallet happy.
Avid sightseers ought to explore Macroplaza and Fundidora Park. Need more things to do in this bustling city? The Museo del Obispado and the Faro de Comercio will keep you busy.
Public squares have many stories to tell. Amble across well-trodden paths and try to sniff out some clues to the area's past at Explanada de los Heroes. Want some more ideas? If the kids have had enough of sightseeing and need to burn off some energy, why not take them to Alameda? It's the ideal spot to play hide and seek and chuck a ball around. And there's more. Plaza Mexico is the perfect place to go if you're hankering for a bit of window-shopping. With crowds of people bustling in and out, you'll have lots of fellow shopaholics to keep you company!
When you're planning your Monterrey getaway, bear in mind that the nearest terminal, General Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY), is about 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the northeast of the downtown area. Book your ticket, fill up your luggage and get set for some exciting new adventures!
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